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November

Girls on the Run St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed for the Girls on the Run 5K., helping thousands or girls participate in the race which is the culmination of our program's season.  
When: Thursday, November 14 or Friday, November 15 (Packet Pickup and Registration) anytime 9:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 16 (Race Day) anytime 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Where: Packet Pickup at various locations; Race Day is at Soldiers Memorial (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  Courtney Turner at courtney.turner@gotrstl.org.

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No Girl Left Behind

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with a transformative and empowering workshop for girls in grades 9-12 at Gateway STEM High School, helping with a variety of tasks to help make the program run smoothly.
When: Friday, November 15 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Gateway STEM High School (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Emily Zaroogian at emilynglb@gmail.com.

Xavier Winter Inn

What: Volunteers are needed throughout the winter months to assist with a temporary homeless shelter at College Church.  When the temperature falls below 20 degrees, Xavier Winter Inn provides guests with a warm bed, hot meal, and hospitality.
When: Interested volunteers need to attend one training session on either Saturday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m. or Thursday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: College Church basement  *On Campus*  
Contact: Register for a session by clicking below.  For more information, contact Tess Sanders at outreach@sfxstl.org

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for our Nerd Nite Trivia Fundraiser, helping with the silent auction, scoring, serving as judges, and set-up/take-down.
When: Saturday, November 16 from either Noon - 3:00 p.m. (set-up) or 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (event).
Where: The J Center, 2 Millstone Campus Dr. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Marjorie Moore at 314-645-2422 or mmoore@aafastl.org.

St. Louis Naturally Occurring Retirement Community

What: Group of volunteers needed to assist the elderly with home and yard maintenance projects.
When: Any of the following dates (morning or afternoon): 11/16, 11/17, 11/23 or 11/24.
Where: 12 Millstone Campus Dr. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Joan Hirst, 314-442-3834 or jhirst@jfedstl.org

Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed for our Sand Art event, assisting children with creating nature-shaped sand art.
When: Any day November 22-24 from either 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Volunteers can also work both shifts.
Where: Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Curtis Parsons at 314-577-0888 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org.

Novice Speech and Debate

What: Volunteers are needed to assist as judges for a high school debate event.
When: Friday, November 22 anytime 4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. or Saturday, November 23 anytime 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Ladue High School, 1201 S. Warson Rd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Cindy Wang at 314-616-2304 or talkingrams@gmail.com

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Partners For Just Trade

What: Volunteers are needed for our Fair Trade Market at Manchester United Methodist, helping with sales, organization, etc.
When: Any day November 23-24, and November 29 - December 1.  Morning and afternoon shifts available.
Where: 129 Woods Mill Rd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Alyson Miller at 314-707-2831 (text) or pjt@partnersforjusttrade.org.

Nurses For Newborns

What: Volunteers are needed for Christmas Gift Wrapping, helping to wrap presents for newborns and mothers in need.
When: Any day November 29 - December 24.  Multiple shifts available.
Where: Plaza Frontenac, 1701 S. Lindbergh (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Kate Steele at kate.steele@nursesfornewborns.org.

Saint Louis Zoo

What: Volunteers are needed for Wild Lights, our family-friendly holiday experience.  Help in the game zone, kids craft booths, monitoring fire pits, and directing guests.  
When: Any evening November 29-December 30, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis Zoo (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Rachel Drochter at 314-646-4670 or rdrochter@stlzoo.org

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri

What: Volunteers are needed for Girl Scouts GO - Run for the Cookies.  Help with set-up, packet pickup, and course marshalling.  
When: Saturday, November 30 from 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 2300 Ball Dr. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Heather Eyster at 314-592-2312 or heyster@girlscoutsem.org

 

December

Down Syndrome Association 

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Holiday Party  for person with Down Syndrome and their families.  Assist with arts/crafts, activities and games, food/drink, and visits with Santa.
When: Saturday, December 1 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Spazio Westport, 12031 Lackland Rd. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Abigail Beckord, 314-961-2504 or abigail@dsagsl.org.

Perennial 

Non-profit organization that focuses on the creative reuse of items to eliminate landfill waste and the impact on the environment.
What: Volunteers are needed for our bi-monthly Clothing Swaps, assisting customers with organizing, swapping, etc. clothes.
When: Saturday, December 1 anytime 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: 3672 S. Broadway (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Tara Morton, 314-832-2288 or tara@perennialstl.org.

Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed for our Supper With Santa event, assisting children and their families with crafts and activities, helping with Santa photos, and serving food and drinks.
When: Any day December 13-15 or 20-22, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Curtis Parsons at 314-577-0888 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org.

Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed for our Sand Art event, assisting children with creating nature-shaped sand art.
When: Any day December 21-22 or 26-29 from either 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Volunteers can also work both shifts.
Where: Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Curtis Parsons at 314-577-0888 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org.